Everdina (“Dini”) Regina Marie Braam (nee Heyming)

BRAAM, EVERDINA

(“DINI”) REGINA MARIE (nee HEYMING)

AUGUST 4, 1929 – MAY 3, 2013

 

Everdina “Dini” Braam passed away suddenly

in her own home at the Wedgewood in Kelowna, British Columbia on Friday, May 3, 2013 at the age

of 83 years. She was

born on August 4, 1929 in

Silvolde, the Netherlands Holland. Immigrating to Canada in 1954, she

initially settled in Ottawa

and then moved to

Kelowna in 1958, where

she married Wilhelmus (“Bill”) Braam. Survived by her

three sons and their families: Mark & Maureen, Nicole

and Michael of Vancouver; Ron & Ela and Logan of

Burnaby; Francis & Marlene, Spencer, Ethan and Ryan

of Kelowna. Also lovingly remembered by her surviving brothers and sisters and their families, Theo Heyming

(Nellie) of Toronto, Karen Dewit (Joe) of Carstairs, Alberta, Peter Heyming (Ann) of Kelowna, Leny Gaffney (Jim) of

Ireland, and sister-in-law, Connie Heyming of California. 

Sadly predeceased by her parents, grandson Christopher, brother Henry (“Hank”) Heyming and sister Bets Nuyens. 

What was most important to Dini and gave her the

most pleasure were her children and their spouses,

grandchildren and siblings. She worked hard to provide

the best she could for them and gave them much love.

On several occasions over more than 30 years,

she was the catalyst for large family gatherings

which are fondly remembered. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to

BC Children’s Hospital, 938 West 28th Avenue,

Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4H4. 

A memorial service will be held on Monday, May 13th, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Springfield Funeral Home,

2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.

A reception will follow at the

Springfield Funeral Home Family Centre. 

You were treasured and will always be in our hearts.

  

Condolences may be sent to the family

by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com